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Jenolan Caves

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Address: 4655 Jenolan Caves Rd, Jenolan Caves, New South Wales 2790, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 1300 763 311
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most...

Open every day, Jenolan Caves are the largest, most spectacular and most famous caves in Australia. Explore the world's oldest caves - one of the most outstanding cave systems in the world. You are never too young or old to experience the amazing - award-winning tours, adventure caving, scenic bush walks and Australian Aboriginal culture. Glimpse Australian birds and animals in the wild, including kangaroos and platypus.

Relax in our magnificent Chisolm's Restaurant, cafe or bar. We even offer accommodation - hotel, motel, cottage or backpacker lodge.

Set in Blue Mountains World Heritage wilderness, Jenolan Caves are a national treasure, of awe-inspiring beauty and scale.

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Tour of Lucas Cave as part of a bus tour

My parents, Mother-in-law and I did a tour with Sight seeing tours and the tour of Lucas Cave was included. I had asked 3 different people about this tour and was told each time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kaylene242
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Toowoomba, Australia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My parents, Mother-in-law and I did a tour with Sight seeing tours and the tour of Lucas Cave was included. I had asked 3 different people about this tour and was told each time it was an easy tour. Once we started the trip we also spoke to the tour leader who said their was only 200 stairs when we... More 

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Katoomba, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove 1.5 hours from Katoomba and it was well worth the effort. We took the River Tour which lasted 2 hours. Dave our guide was both funny and knowledgeable. The tour was not exhausting but there were a lot of steps. My wife had back surgery last year but managed the tour without any issues. We can't comment on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First ever visit to this iconic landscape. the tour was good - the right length at 1 hour, saw some amazing features in the caves. take a jacket - it is cold inside no matter what the temperature outside. Bit disappointed - there are a number of different tours to do, and we were told that our tour would see... More 

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Kyneton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to a few caves but loved Jenolan, we did a couple of the caves and if you're looking for lots of formations then the Orient cave is the one for you, we went in the middle of summer and it was really hot but it's nice and cool in the caves and the Grand Arch was a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Did the overnight stay at caves house so we had the luxury of the 5pm imperial cave tour and the 10am river cave tour without the hassle of rushing around (also fitted in the Carlotta arch and blue lake walks with no trouble) The caves are magnificent The guides are so knowledgeable- special thanks to ted for making our river... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the caves together with my brother. We were very lucky that we had a small group. Some parts of the tour will be harder to hear when you are with a bigger group. The guide was very good and had a lot of knowledge. We went into a part of the cave that not every tour goes into,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many unusual and unique formations of its own compare to other caves in US and China. A long and curly drive from Blue Mountain but worth the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a car and drove to the place, and that was an adventure on its own. Lots of caves with different themes, and cheap to enter too, with funny guides.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Katoomba and drove into the caves for the day - very easy and accessible. The day we went, we had a lot of rain but once you are in the caves it really has no bearing. We toured the Lucas Cave and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. The cave is really cool and had some memorable... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These caves are interesting and sort of showy, the main thing to appreciate however is the age of the formations and the time it takes to make them. Service at the cafe was a little slow but when we got there they made us extra salads as they were out which was nice. I am freaked out by ladders but... More 

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